Mrs. Blanton

Welcome to Mrs. Blanton's Classroom!

Mrs. Blanton
Andrea Blanton
610-983-4080 ext. 121
fax: 610-983-4096

andrea.blanton@rak12.org


Site last updated 2/12/20 

General Classroom Information:

Welcome! Please check this page weekly for updates on homework and other classroom happenings!

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Upcoming Dates:

    • Monday 2/10-Friday 2/14 Kindness Spirit Week
      • Mon. 2/10 Shine Bright, Be Kind: Wear Yellow
      • Tues. 2/11 Dress as your favorite person or super hero who inspires you
      • Wed. 2/12: Workout Problems with Kindness: Wear your favorite workout or comfortable clothing
      • Thurs. 2/13 Peace Love & Kindness Wear 60s or 70s themed attire
      • Friday 2/14: Wear red, pink, or hearts
    • Fri. 2/14 - Valentine's Day Celebration (2:45-3:20)

     Our Class Schedule:

    • 8:00-8:25 Morning Meeting
    • 8:30-9:10 Fine Arts
    • 9:15-11:15 ELA (working snack time)
    • 11:15-11:30 Movement Break
    • 11:35-12:55 Math 
    • 1:00-1:30 Lunch
    • 1:35-1:55 Recess
    • 2:00-2:40 Fine Arts
    • 2:50-3:25 Science/Social Studies
    • 3:25-3:30 Pack up & Dismissal
    Fine Arts Letter Days
    A & D Days: Art & Spanish
    B & E Days: Library and Movement
    C & F Days: Gym & Music

    Useful Back to School Links:

    Main RA Calendar for Events 
    Student Handbook & Policy Review Forms
    Lunch Menu
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This Week in Math:  

This week:  We will be continuing to work with place value, tens and ones as we finish Topic 8. Our Topic 8 test will be 2/19.

Homework: (subject to change, please check your child's agenda for most accurate homework)

    • Monday: 8-5
    • Tuesday: none
    • Wednesday: 8-6
    • Thursday:   review due 2/19
    • Friday:  none

Link to access online math - Pearson Realize Refer to email for login instructions


This Week in ELA:  Unit 3 Week 2

Story:  Ruby in her Own Time

Conventions:   Verbs ending in -s

Phonics:   consonant digraphs -nk and -ng

Skills:  Compare/contrast & questioning

Vocabulary:  

High Frequency Words: any, enough, ever, every, own, sure, were

Spelling Words: no new words this week!

Spelling Test: Friday 2/21/20 (new words coming home Tuesday)

Comprehension Test & Phonics/High Frequency Words Test: Wed. 2/12

Homework Packet due Tuesday 2/17

This week in Social Studies:  

We are learning about different Black Americans during Morning Meeting as we celebrate Black History Month.

This week in Science: 

We are continuing to explore Chapter 4 as we learn about parts of plants, and life cycles of plants and animals.
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